2017 Unmet Needs Allocation

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Important! - Please click the link below to view details regarding a mandatory conference call scheduled for October 21, 2020. 

Attendance is mandatory for jurisdictions located in the following zip codes: 31520, 31548, 31701, 31705, and 31707. 


DCA is currently accepting comments on the first substantial amendment for the 2017 Unmet Needs Allocation. Comments will be received from July 2, 2020 – August 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM EST. Please click the "Action Plans" icon below to review the amendment.

During 2017, severe weather events caused extensive damage in many parts of our state, resulting in three Presidential disaster declarations -- two due to Southwest Georgia tornadoes and one in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In February 2018, the federal government awarded Georgia $64,904,000 in disaster recovery assistance to address unmet needs (UMN) and mitigate against future disasters in the areas affected by these disasters. Additionally, in January 2020, HUD allocated an additional $13,015,596 to repair infrastructure damaged by these disasters. 

Funds will be prioritized for use in the Most Impacted and Distressed (MID) areas, to facilitate long-term recovery through the restoration of infrastructure and housing, and for mitigation activities to protect from predictable future damage.

Eligible counties: Berrien, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Cook, Crisp, Dougherty, Glynn, Liberty, McIntosh, Thomas, Turner, Wilcox, Worth

Most Impacted and Distressed Areas:
31520 (Glynn County), 31548 (Camden County) and 31701, 31705, 31707 (Dougherty County)

Programs offered under this allocation:
Affordable Multifamily Rental Program
Buyout and Acquisition Program
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program
2017 Unmet Needs Homeowner Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Program
2017 Unmet Needs Infrastructure Program